Champ, MO

Champ, MO

Timely physical therapy care is highly effective in treating this common condition

Champ, MO Low Back Pain

Champ, MO Low back pain. If you are experiencing low back pain in Champ, MO, you are not alone. Most of us experience lower back pain at least once in our lifetime. In fact, one of the biggest culprits of missed work and physician care is back pain. From an acute episode directly caused by an injury to long-lasting limitations and pain due to a chronic injury, low back pain is a complex condition with significant effects on healthcare spending and utilization.

Fortunately, physical therapy is becoming an accepted and recommended treatment strategy for many sufferers of lower back pain. Your physical therapist is an affordable, accessible, and effective low back pain resource that can successfully restore your movement, protect you from further injury, and reduce or completely eliminate your pain. Be among the satisfied patients in Champ, MO who sought low back pain relief and were able to return to normal activities thanks to the expert treatment and individualized approach of Axes Physical Therapy. Let us help you find complete low back pain relief by sending us a message or selecting the location nearest you today.

Prevalence of Lower Back Pain

Champ, MO lower back pain is a prevalent condition that an estimated 80% of individuals experience at some point during their lifetime. Due to its high prevalence, low back pain is one of the leading reasons for disability and of missed workdays in adults in the US, with about 149 million lost workdays per year attributed to the condition. There are wide variety of issues and conditions that can cause lower back pain, each with its own set of risk factors, but lower back pain is generally most commonly found in adults in their 50’s and 60’s, with the first attack typically occurring between the ages of 30 and 50.

Low back pain is typically either considered acute or chronic. The majority of lower back pain cases are acute, with a duration of several days to a few weeks. Often, people suffering from acute low back pain find relief within a few days on their own, without getting significant treatment.

However, about 20 percent of individuals experiencing acute low back pain develop chronic or recurring episodes of pain with a duration exceeding 12 weeks of consistent pain. Most of chronic back pain sufferers can still get relief from their pain with the right physical therapy and other related care.

Champ, MO Low Back Pain Causes

Lower back pain is a complex issue and there are commonly many different factors at play when designing the right course of treatment.

This is why it is so important for your medical providers to investigate and understand the cause of your Champ, MO low back pain. As physical therapists, we are experts in movement and movement dysfunction. If you come in for your initial evaluation or a free injury screening, one of our licensed physical therapists will work with you to understand your lower back pain and its cause by conducting:

  • A review of your medical history
  • An interview about your symptoms and limitations
  • A physical examination
  • Screenings to eliminate the possibility of other serious health conditions
  • An evaulation of your movement

We treat a wide range of low back pain causes:

  • Congenital
    • Skeletal irregularities
    • Spina Bifida
    • Scoliosis
  • Injuries
    • Strains and sprains
    • Spasms
    • Traumatic spine injuries
  • Degenerative Conditions
    • Spondlyosis
    • Inflammatory Disease (ie: arthritis)
  • Nerve and spinal cord issues
    • Spinal nerve compression, inflammation
    • Hermiated and ruptured discs
    • Sciatica and other nerve disorders
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Infections
  • Non-Spine Related Sources
    • Pregnancy
    • Tumors
    • Kidney Stones
    • Some Infections

Champ, MO Low Back Pain Treatments

As Champ, MO low back pain is a condition commonly attributed to multiple factors, your Champ, MO lower back pain treatment will likely consist of a combination of treatments. Your Champ, MO low back pain physical therapist may treat your pain with:

  • Manual therapies
    • Joint mobilization/manipulation
    • Soft tissue mobilization
    • Trigger point massage
  • Strength training
  • Aerobic exercise
  • Core stabilization
  • Stretches and flexibility exercises
  • Ice and heat applications
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Trigger point dry needling
  • Education on back and spine safety
  • Education regarding proper posture and body mechanics for activities such as lifting, sitting, and sleeping
  • When appropriate, other lifestyle adjustments such as diet and reaching a healthy weight

As an Axes patient, your Champ, MO low back pain will be evaluated and treated by highly qualified physical therapists with an extensive history of treating complex spine and back problems like yours. We employ data-backed treatment methods that are objectively effective for addressing and eliminating lower back pain for many of our Champ, MO patients. However, in some rare cases, lower back pain is caused by a more significant
medical problem that requires more involved treatment such as steroid injections or surgery if the primary, more conservative treatments are not effective in resolving your condition. We partner closely with your referring physician so we can determine the best course of management if you are not responding as expected.

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

When we treat you at Axes Physical Therapy, we personalize your Champ, MO lower back pain physical therapy journey based on your individual needs. This patient-centered style of care allows us to provide quality, outcome-based, and personalized care to each patient we see. This is a strength particularly when it comes to low back pain treatment, which is usually complex and multi-factoral.

Success in Champ, MO low back pain treatment is determined by the timeliness of intervention and proactivity of care. Studies have been published that that the swift timing of interventions for acute low back pain is correlated with the ability to recover and reduce pain. There is evidence that responsive and prompt physical therapy care minimizes opioid use (and dependence) as well as spending on medical bills. Physical therapy is a great way to treat Champ, MO low back pain, as it addresses the source of your pain effectively with little to no side effects and there is considerable evidence supporting its reliability.

We are staffed by a team of professional back and spine specialists who, as experts in their field, have earned multiple degrees and certifications related to treating Champ, MO low back pain and other painful spinal conditions. When you are treated by our spine and back team, you will, first and foremost, experience relief from your persistent pain. However, our treatment also helps protect against further damage or injury. Our dedication to restoring your ability to live and move without pain means you receive the safest and most effective treatment solutions available.

We treat a wide variety of conditions and complaints and have a team of specialists ready to help you. Some of our other services are:

Champ, MO Low Back Pain Treatment at Axes Physical Therapy

If you are living with back pain, it is time to try physical therapy treatment and enjoy relief. When you become a patient at Axes Physical Therapy, you will undergo personalized care through evidence-based treatments, all under the care of our exceptionally talented licensed practicing physical therapists. We will put you on the track towards complete recovery, overcoming your limitations, eliminating your lower back pain, and preventing future back issues or disability. In our hands, your Champ, MO low back pain will soon be a thing of the past.

Receive exceptional physical therapy care at one of our convenient locally owned and operated St. Louis County area locations right away. Get one step closer to Champ, MO low back pain relief by choosing the location nearest you or sending us a message online today.

Services Offered

Services Offered
  • Physical Therapy
    • Pre/Post Surgical Rehabilitation
    • Acute Injury Management
    • Chronic Injury Management
  • Work Conditioning/Hardening
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (Astym)
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Video Motion Analysis
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Sara Crain
PT, CEAS, Astym Cert.
Judy Watkins
Front Office Supervisor
John Ruesler
DPT, CMPT, Astym Cert.

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